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Shoreline Sightseeing Celebrates Independence Day with Two Types of Fireworks Cruises 4th

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Shoreline Sightseeing  Celebrates Independence Day with Two Types of  Fireworks Cruises 4th

Shoreline Sightseeing July 4th 90-minute Architecture Fireworks Cruises departing from two locations: Michigan Avenue Bridge or Navy Pier

Chicago, IL What better way to celebrate America’s birthday than on a special Shoreline Sightseeing July 4th Fireworks Cruise! 

Shoreline ’s 90-minute July 4th Architecture Fireworks Cruises begin with a dramatic, guided architecture tour on the Chicago River. Boats will then head towards the mouth of the river for fantastic views of the July 4th fireworks at Navy Pier. Shoreline will have multiple boats available for these popular cruises and currently has good ticket availability for departures beginning at 8:15 p.m. from our docks at Polk Bros Park (SW corner of Navy Pier*), and at Michigan Avenue (NE corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge). Boarding will begin 15 minutes prior to departure with a cash bar available. Fares: $69.00 all ages. Visit our website for more details.

Shoreline Sightseeing July 4th Lake Fireworks Cruises

Shoreline’s July 4th Lake Fireworks Cruises are beloved by Chicagoans as well as holiday visitors! Theses sixty-minute panoramic tours of Lake Michigan cover the entire length of Chicago's magnificent skyline. The cruise concludes with lakeside viewing of the July 4th fireworks at Navy Pier. Boats will depart from Shoreline's dock at Navy Pier* Dock Street (across from McDonald’s) beginning at 8:35 p.m. Boarding will begin 15 minutes prior to departure with cash bar available. Fares: $69.00 all ages. See website for details.

* Please note: We highly recommend that all guests departing from our Navy Pier locations on July 4th allow extra time to reach Navy Pier and arrive as early as possible. Historically, Navy Pier parking reaches capacity and pedestrian access is limited to those who can provide either a printed email confirmation or hard copy tour tickets in order to receive a wrist band that allows entrance to Navy Pier.  Please note that July 4th cruise tickets are non-refundable.  

About Shoreline Sightseeing: Now in its 79th season, Shoreline Sightseeing operates Chicago’s largest and most diverse fleet of cruise boats and water taxis with 10 major tour vessels and six water taxis. Brothers Chip and Matt Collopy are the third generation of family ownership